House mice and rats are slender animals that belong to the biological family of rodents. Both rats and mice have a snout that is slightly pointed. The eyes of these two animals that belong to the rodent family are small, but their ears are quite big. These animals also have a hairless tail.
You can usually see rats and house mice in agricultural farms, in houses, and in commercial warehouses. Such places where you can see house mice and rats are abundant in food and that is why these rodents inhabit them. Now, people have been trying to get rid of rats and mice at their properties ever since these rodents made their first appearance. People have a plethora of reasons why they want to get rid of rats and mice; however, people mostly get rid of rats and mice because they are dangerous to their health. People who have a rodent in their house use various types of equipment to get rid of rodents in their home. In this article, we will tell you what the essential equipment to get rid of rodents is.
Mouse Traps Advantages
People most commonly use mouse traps to get rid of rodents in their home. There are several advantages of using mouse traps for getting rid of rodents:
• They are recommended for getting rid a small number of mice.
• They are a humane way to get rid of mice.
• They are easier for you getting disposed of the mice.
Traditional Equipment for Getting Rid of Rodents
• Commercial Rat Traps.
There are various commercial rat traps you can buy in hardware stores. These rodent traps are made of iron wire. These traps also have a trigger that is attached to a piece of woods.
• One-way exclusion funnels.
These traps are basically a piece of chicken wire that is rounded and that has plastic funnels at both of its ends. Funnel traps allow the rodents to get out of your home, but not to get inside once again.
• Live traps.
Live traps are the best traps for getting rid of rodents. They are also the most humane traps for getting rid of rats. They are basically large cages with one door that closes once a rat approaches the trap’s bait.
Bait is also Equipment for Getting Rid of Rodents
You basically need two things to get rid of rats in your home - a rodent trap and bait. When it comes to traps, you can choose from one-way exclusion funnels, live traps, snap traps, and glue traps. When it comes to bait, we recommend you to bait your rodents with peanut butter or with cheese.